Today's Gallery (2019.12.03) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2019.12.03)

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Umme Salma, an RMG worker from Gazipur, says she was physically abused by her employer after she demanded her arrears. Despite filing a case against him in late October, the managing director and his men continue to torment Salma and her family, she said. In hope of getting justice, she started a hunger strike. The photo was taken on Sunday in front of Jatiya Press Club. Photo: Anisur Rahman


This BRTC bus, with its body practically peeling off, is freely plying the streets of Dhaka, despite the new road transport act coming into effect. This photo was taken on Sunday in front of the High Court. Photo: Amran Hossain

dedication to pursue education

Two children practise how to read and write, while a school-goer goes past them on an overbridge in front of Azimpur Girl’s School in the capital. Eleven-year-old Aklima, right, an orphan, and six-year-old Rubina, who are unrelated, were donated books by a good Samaritan who was moved by their dedication to pursue education despite the lack of opportunities to do so. Photo: Amran Hossain

spray water on roads

Dhaka Metro Rail construction workers yesterday spray water on roads in the capital’s Karwan Bazar area around the metro rail construction site to free those of dust. The Department of Environment late last month fined the contractors for contributing to air pollution. Photo: Palash Khan

minaret fell

The minaret of the Nayasarak mosque in Sylhet city fell on the road and injured two motorcyclists yesterday. Witnesses said reconstruction work of the mosque have been going on under the supervision of Sylhet City Corporation. While workers were trying to knock down the old minaret with a bulldozer, it fell on the road, damaging an electric pole and causing the casualties. Fire service members later brought the situation under control. The injured were treated at a local hospital. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

Barishal City Corporation building a memorial

Barishal City Corporation is building a memorial at the then Water and Power Development Authority premises, which was used as a mass killing field by Pakistani occupation forces in 1971. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Titu Das